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are outside centre college in danville, kentucky, the site of the only debate between vice president joe biden and republican congressman paul ryan. we have live coverage beginning tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern. then the two will square off at 9:00 p.m. eastern for 90 minutes with a debate toasted by martha raddatz. following the debate we will get your take on what you heard. first we want your thoughts on how important is tonight's presidential debate and have vice-presidential debate mattered in the past? here are the numbers -- remember, you can send us your questions or comments via social media. 's will begin with "usa today " headline -- how important our vice presidential debates? larry is a democrat in mississippi. caller: good morning. the debates should not be that important. it is their policies. romney and ryan's policies will destroy the middle class. host: what do you want to hear from vice president joe biden tonight to the congressman? caller: i want him to hold romney and ryan to their policies. that is what matters. that is what will destroy the middle class. they are changin
did an excellent job. at times it seemed like ryan was debating two people, the moderator and that joe biden. ryan still kept his cool and did a great job. biden is the reincarnation of harold stasstzen. his incessant interrupting, smirks, giggles and laughing at ryan, he was trying to sucker right into losing his temper, but ryan did not fall for that. an embarrassing display of buffoonery. i am interested to see what mr. obama's supporters will say today, their tone. i think they will be running scared. host: this morning we are using span2012 if you would like to make a comment on twitter about last night's debate. from "the huffington post" -- next call comes from canada in philadelphia on our support president obama line. caller: how are you? host: good. turn down your tv and go ahead. i will put you on hold and we will come back to you. we will go to jerry in missouri on our support mitt romney line. caller: how are you? host: good. caller: i would like to voice my concerns for the seniors we know who are losing their health care because of obamacare. my father is a korean vetera
white house coverage coming up in about an hour. vice president joe biden will greet supporters in wisconsin. he is at the university of wisconsin. he will be introduced by his wife, jill, and we will have coverage starting at 2:45 eastern. mitt romney is teaming up with paul ryan for a rally in lancaster, ohio. c-span will have live coverage of that starting at 5:40 p.m. eastern. >> can we focus on the issues and not the personalities and the mud? there is a need, if we can take a poll here. there is a need to focus on the needs. >> how the gentlemen response? >> let's talk about these issues. let's talk about the programs that, in the presidency, a lot goes into it. caring goes into it. that is not specific. strength goes into it. that is not specific. this is what a president has to do. in principle, i will take your point and i think we ought to discuss child care or whatever else it is. >> and you, too? >> i will take the place because i know the american people want to talk about issues and not tabloid journalism. i will take the pledge and talk about the issues. for the r
than joe biden. in fact she enter. joe biden the same amount of times. she interrupted them an equal number. and then they show a bar graph. that is from media matters for america. another group that watches america. and this is their response from the debate. she showed up almost no debate in her foreign policy debate questions. but on domestic issues, especially on the budget, with a remarkable dozen questions that inc. liberal campaign themes, compared to just four based on the conservative promise. but from the media research center. just two groups of watch the media and in dealings about this campaign season. and tailoring to the moderators, which we bring it to you. we want to get your thoughts on the moderators and what you think about of them feared it you want to give us a call, the numbers are on the screen. just to give you a flavor of a little bit from this past debates that we saw this week here is martha. is during the bursting at the vice presidential debate. she is challenging joe biden. >> let me go back to the surge troops. and you brought this up, congressman paul
, and then to get some idea of how they might rule on this. portsmouth, rhode island, democratic caller. joe, go ahead. caller: i went through the court cases, the supreme court cases, brown vs. the board of education, etc. i want to make a personal comment. i took the s.a.t.'s with a black friend of mine from massachusetts, a basketball player who went on to play for jacksonville in the n.c.a.a. tournament. we both moaned and groaned over the s.a.t.'s. i think it was discrimination against both of us because we were from a poor neighborhood and never got the opportunity. a lot of the problem is the scholastic aptitude testing to get into college, which is discriminating both against poor white and black men, and women also. also, i think you cannot disregard women from discrimination in the past and what blacks went through in this country. i took a broader brush and took every minority -- they would take asians and everything into consideration, and this left the black man out of the picture to a large extent. i also feel that they should take more white men from neighborhoods that are disadva
in this country is to damn greedy. vicet's listen to president joe biden from a convention that took place a couple of weeks ago. they talk about the american dream. >> one more thing to our republican opponents are dead wrong about. america is not a in decline. america is not a denture decline. i have news for gov. romney. -- america is not in decline. it never makes sense -- it has never been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. [cheers and applause] my fellow americans, america is coming back. we are not going back. we have no intention of downsizing the american dream. host: vice-president joe biden at the convention in charlotte, north carolina. do you think the american dream has been downsized? omar is on our republican line. caller: good morning. the american dream -- spanish, i came from the dominican republic to live that dream. i am a small business owner. i have two businesses. the way that it is going, it is heading to collapse. it feels to me like it is a plan for the government to take over businesses. when you pay high taxes as a businessman and you cannot
live coverage on c- span. joe biden is preparing in his home state of delaware. the debate is at 9:00 eastern. back to calls. ron ron is in oklahoma. he is on our republican line. caller: i wanted to comment that when obama got into office, he got no leadership experience. he never voted in the senate. he rode the fence on both wars. he never cast a vote for or against on either were. he started his campaign as soon as he hit a house. he never did do anything. he had zero experience on being in the political field. he has not shown any leadership since. he leaves very strong towards withalistic society ways, the national health care. i believe he wants to take away our gun rights and hand them over to the u.n. for them to control, and to have them be in control of our constitutional laws. his moral fiber as a parent and a husband and a father of two children -- his moral fiber, he compromises to the gay community for votes. no husband or father would ever been his moral code to say it is ok for gays to be married to one another. if you tear down the moral fiber of this country, you
, is getting ready for a thrill. it's the vice-presidential debate this thursday between joe biden and paul ryan. the city has repaved streets, planted flowers, and directed new signs. one bar is serving cocktails named for the vice president and his rival. c-span is covering the vice- presidential debate thursday night and are preview program begins a 7:00 p.m. eastern with the debate starting at 9:00. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> look at what president obama did on the budget. nothing except borrow and spend. as a result of his abdication of leadership, as a result of seeing the most predictable economic crisis in our country's history and not fixing it, our credit rating was downgraded for the first time in our history. >> we laid out a $4 trillion debt reduction plan over the next 10 years. we have already passed $1 trillion. ladies and gentlemen, these guys go against everything. not only they say they don't like our plan. but what is your plant? >> on thursday paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. martha raddatz will be the moderator from ce
are about to face of their second debate to replace retiring senator, joe lieberman. this race is reported as a toss up. in hartford, conn. >> from channel 3 eyewitness news, a special campaign 2012 senate debate. >> a very good sunday to you. welcome to the first debate in the race for the u.s. senate seat currently held by the retiring senator, joe lieberman. first, the rules -- each candidate will have 90 seconds. can it ask the question first will have 30 seconds to rebut his or her opponent after the answer to the question. welcome our panelists -- and now, let's bring our candidates, democrat chris murphy and republican linda mcmahon. a coin toss determined that ms. mcmahon will begin with a one minute opening statement. >> good morning, and thanks to channel 3 and our panelists and welcome to our studio audience. i am often asked why are you running for the united states senate? that angeles -- answer is simple -- some six grandchildren and future generations will be guarantee america's promise for prosperity. that promise is rapidly slipping away because our economy is on the wrong
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